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Motor racing- The name's Red Bull, Aston Martin Red Bull from 2018

LONDON Aston Martin will become Red Bull's Formula One title partner next season in a move that will raise the British marque's track profile against commercial sportscar rivals Ferrari and McLaren.


F1 rules eased to allow demonstration events 22 Sep 2017

LONDON Formula One has tweaked its sporting regulations so that teams can run current cars at demonstration events organised by new owners Liberty Media.


F1 working on exhaust microphone to pump up TV volume 22 Sep 2017

LONDON Formula One is working on a microphone that can be attached to a car's exhaust system to make the sport louder and more 'visceral' for television viewers.


Motor racing - Switzerland to host first race in more than 60 years 21 Sep 2017

LONDON Switzerland, a country that banned motor racing in 1955 after the sport's worst accident at Le Mans, will return to the international calendar next year with a round of the electric Formula E championship in Zurich.

China, Bahrain may swap places on 2018 F1 calendar 21 Sep 2017

GROVE, England Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday.

F2 leader Leclerc handed Sauber practice slots 21 Sep 2017

LONDON Formula Two leader Charles Leclerc will take part in free practice sessions with Sauber at four of the season's remaining six races, the Swiss-based Formula One team said on Thursday.

Mexican F1 track undamaged by quake, race to go ahead 21 Sep 2017

LONDON Mexican Grand Prix organisers say next month's Formula One race in Mexico City will go ahead as planned despite the capital being hit by its deadliest earthquake in three decades.


McLaren's Boullier calls Honda years a 'proper disaster' 20 Sep 2017

LONDON The last three years with Honda have been a "proper disaster" for McLaren's image but a new deal with Renault will revive the Formula One team's fortunes, according to racing director Eric Boullier.